Harrison Brann. TSGI photo.Harrison Brann has joined The Shearer Group Inc. (TSGI) as a naval architect.

Brann comes to TSGI from the American Bureau of Shipping, where he worked in the ship engineering department analyzing stability calculations for engineering firms, shipyards, and vessel owners. Prior to that, he worked at ICI Services Corp. as an associate naval architect focusing on systems design and integration for various marine projects.

Brann’s previous experience includes marine engineering in ship stability, damage analysis, systems integration, ship survivability, and firefighting systems.

A 2011 graduate of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Brann has a bachelor’s degree in naval architecture and marine engineering. Brann is a member of SNAME and an Engineer in Training (EIT) in Virginia. He plans on sitting for the Professional Engineer examination in the spring of 2016.

TSGI, based in Seabrook, Texas, is a leading designer of inland towboats and barges with a history of providing naval architecture and marine engineering services to the marine industry, with a focus on the inland sector.